Am I Blind Or Does This $3,400 Speaker Kinda Look Like A Lamp?

Am I Blind Or Does This $3,400 Speaker Kinda Look Like A Lamp?

Bang & Olufsen is no stranger to crafting stylish and wallet-breaking gadgets. Well, the Danish company is at it again with this…lampy looking speaker, the Beosound Balance. It’s designed in conjunction with Layer, a London-based design agency, and costs $US2,250 ($3,401). Also, it looks like the base for an artsy…

GM Debuts New EV Platform It Pioneered Two Decades Ago

GM Debuts New EV Platform It Pioneered Two Decades Ago

The sign reads “our electric future is now” but it should have read “our electric future is 20 years ago.” GM just debuted a new skateboard-style electric vehicle platform for its upcoming EVs, which will sound strange to those of us who still remember GM debuting a skateboard-style electric vehicle…

Evolution: That Famous ‘March Of Progress’ Image Is Just Wrong

Evolution: That Famous ‘March Of Progress’ Image Is Just Wrong

Evolution explains how all living beings, including us, came to be. It would be easy to assume evolution works by continuously adding features to organisms, constantly increasing their complexity. Some fish evolved legs and walked onto the land. Some dinosaurs evolved wings and began to fly. Others evolved wombs and…

Optus Wants To Trial mmWave 5G This Year

Optus Wants To Trial mmWave 5G This Year

Consumers won’t see access to millimetre wave 5G until at least mid-next year, but Optus is keen to get testing the technology ahead of the government’s early 2020 spectrum auction, according to Optus’ head of 5G Harvey Wright.

Qantas First Class: The Gizmodo Australia Review

Qantas First Class: The Gizmodo Australia Review

“Just do it. You deserve this.” “If you won’t do it for the experience, at least do it for the article.” That was my internal monologue, tempting me into upgrading to First Class on Qantas recently. I was returning home from the Los Angeles on the A380 and really wanted…

The Ouroboros, From Antiquity To AI

The Ouroboros, From Antiquity To AI

The Ouroboros”which symbolises the cyclical nature of life and death and the divine essence that lives on forever”was first recorded in the Egyptian Book of the Netherworld. Alchemists then adopted the symbol into their mystical work of physical and spiritual transformation. After chemistry supplanted its more mystical forebear, alchemy, the…

The BAC In ‘BAC Mono’ Stands For ‘Barely Any Changes’

The BAC In ‘BAC Mono’ Stands For ‘Barely Any Changes’

BAC first teased the idea of a new car back in June of last year, but this new car is pretty much the same as the old car. Well, it only looks the same. According to the people who build the thing, this new Mono shares nothing with its predecessor…

How To Transform Your Garden Or Balcony Into A Wildlife Haven

How To Transform Your Garden Or Balcony Into A Wildlife Haven

Just like humans, animals like living near coastal plains and waterways. In fact, cities such as Sydney and Melbourne are “biodiversity hotspots” ” boasting fresh water, varied topographies and relatively rich soil to sustain and nourish life.